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Poem: Kakitsubata/ nitari ya nitari/ mizu no kage 燕子花 似たりやにたり 水の影

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.5 x 17.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8648

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints